TITLE

The Long Road to KANDAHAR

AUTHOR(S)
Rees, Simon
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Military History;Dec2004, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the Kandahar war in Afghanistan in line with the efforts of the British empire to invade Afghanistan. Reason behind the conflict between Russia and Great Britain; Preparations made by British and Indian troops for the battle; Role of major general Frederick S. Roberts in the victory of the troops in the Kandahar Field Force.
ACCESSION #
14682443

 

Related Articles

  • The March to Kandahar: Roberts in Afghanistan. Tripodi, Chris // Journal of Military History;Jul2009, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p962 

    The article reviews the book "The March to Kandahar: Roberts in Afghanistan," by Rodney Atwood.

  • Military Influence in Late Victorian and Edwardian Popular Media: The Case of Frederick Roberts. Streets, Heather // Journal of Victorian Culture (Edinburgh University Press);Autumn2003, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p231 

    Focuses on how military personalities such as General Frederick Roberts promoted their causes in the mass media during the late 19th and early 20th centuries in Great Britain. Attention to the cult of personality cultivated by the media during the period; Factors that motivate Robert's...

  • Bringing the Military Revolution to Afghanistan. Hawkins, William R. // Army Magazine;Nov2009, Vol. 59 Issue 11, p17 

    The article focuses on the strategies needed for the military revolution in Afghanistan. It notes that the country must significantly expand the size and capacity of their forces to meet their security needs. Furthermore, the country must collaborate with British soldiers and allocate enough...

  • Simla, 1879. REED, JOHN R. // Victorian Review;Spring2010, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p38 

    The article discusses events in the British Empire in the late nineteenth century, commenting on the British government summer seat in Simla, Northern India. It examines British relations with Afghanistan, reflecting on an expedition led by British commander Lord Frederick Sleigh Roberts to...

  • Great Britain.  // America;11/9/1912, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p98 

    The article reports on the speech of Lord Roberts in Great Britain. Lord Roberts declared that Germany would strike at England the moment it was ready. It notes that members of the government have taken Lord Roberts to task severely, but Winston Churchill sustains him. It highlights the strong...

  • General Roberts, the Occupation of Kabul, and the Problems of Transition, 1879–1880. Johnson, Rob // War in History;Jul2013, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p300 

    In 1879, during the Second Anglo-Afghan War (1878–80), General (later Lord) Frederick Roberts found himself in occupation of the defeated sovereign state of Afghanistan. Initially he claimed his authority stemmed from the Afghan amir and that he was acting on his behalf to suppress...

  • Corrections.  // Military History;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p7 

    Corrections to two articles published in the past issues of this journal including "What We Learned from the Battle of Cannae," and "Captain Jack: Against All Odds" are presented.

  • Foch, Ferdinand. Cowley, Robert // Reader's Companion to Military History;1996, p164 

    French General Ferdinand Foch was the most inspired of the Western Front generals in World War I. He was born in 1851, the son of a civil servant. In the summer of 1870, during the Franco-Prussian War, he enlisted as a private in the French infantry but never fought. He rose steadily in rank...

  • Yamashita Tomoyuki. Cook Jr., Theodore F. // Reader's Companion to Military History;1996, p534 

    Japanese General Yamashita Tomoyuki graduated from the Military Academy in 1905, he earned his nickname, the Tiger of Malaya, for his swift triumph over numerically superior British Empire forces in Malaya, culminating in the surrender of the fortress of Singapore on February 15, 1942. ...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics